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Credibility of Food Safety Regulation takes a Significant Hit

The credibility of New Zealand’s food safety regulation has taken a significant hit today with the approval of GM lysine corn as a human food. There were not just one …
20 December 2007|Topics: , , , ,

NZ Has Strong Grounds for Rejecting GM Lysine Corn Decision

New Zealand has strong grounds for rejecting the application to make GM lysine corn a legal food. Significant health risks remain untested and the credibility of New Zealand’s food …
9 October 2007|Topics: , , , ,

The Regulatory Response to GM Lysine Corn

New Zealand has strong grounds for rejecting the application to make GM lysine corn a legal food. Significant health risks remain untested and the credibility of New Zealand’s food …
9 October 2007|Topics: , , ,

Time out on GM Lysine Corn Decision a Good Step

The Sustainability Council welcomes Food Safety Minister Annette King’s announcement today that she is seeking further advice on the appropriateness of approving GM high lysine corn as a food. This …
2 August 2007|Topics: , , ,

Food Safety Regulator Fails GM Lysine Corn Test

A novel form of genetically modified corn that poses serious health risks, but has been inadequately safety tested, looks set to be approved for human consumption on Monday – …
19 July 2007|Topics: , , ,

New Attack on GM Food Safety Testing Standards

Australian and New Zealand regulators are failing to resist an audacious bid by GM plant developers to have them abandon a fundamental principle of food safety testing. The internationally accepted …
7 February 2007|Topics: , , ,